Playing the Victim: How Sociopaths Con Legal Professionals (and Everyone Else)

  Playing the Victim: How Sociopaths Con Legal Professionals (and Everyone Else)   ©2023 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. Sociopath is another word for antisocial personality disorder according to the diagnostic manual of mental health professionals, currently the DSM-5-TR (American Psychiatric Association, 2022). One of the criteria for this personality is: “Deceitfulness, as indicated by repeated […]

Addressing the Bully in the Room: High Conflict Personalities in Workplace Investigations

Workplace conflict is nothing new. But for employers, undertaking workplace investigations is a relatively new – and highly prevalent – practice. A large proportion of workplace conflicts include at least one person exhibiting traits of a high conflict personality. This raises the question of how an investigator can be equipped to run a fair and effective process, despite the challenges presented by high conflict personalities.

Adolescent Mental Health and New Ways for Life Skills

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  Adolescent Mental Health and New Ways for Life Skills @2023 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq and Susie Rayner, GradDip FDRP Approximately 25% of adolescents today would meet the criteria for at least one mental illness diagnosis, with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and attention deficit with hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) being among the most prevalent. […]